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15 December 2017 - Shortlist for Russian tram PPP

The City of Saint Petersburg has shortlisted five companies for a tram PPP. Read more...

15 December 2017 - Auckland 'needs innovative financing tools'

The New Zealand government will help Auckland to develop new financing tools as a solution to help the city meet its needs caused by increasing growth. Read more...

15 December 2017 - PB for German road PPP

The German government has awarded the contract for a road PPP. Read more...

15 December 2017 - GCP ‘unconcerned’ by Labour PFI threats

Investor GCP Infrastructure has brushed off the UK Labour party’s proposal to bring existing PFI contracts under government control. Read more...

15 December 2017 - Uncertainty surrounds Herts waste plant

The second site chosen for Veolia’s Hertfordshire waste PPP project could be called-in by the Secretary of State following “a number of requests”. Read more...

15 December 2017 - Ofgem searches for new chair

Energy regulator Ofgem has announced its current chairman is to step down next year. Read more...

15 December 2017 - Morgan Sindall creates extra care JV

Morgan Sindall Investments (MSIL) has agreed a 50-50 joint venture partnership to enter into the extra care housing market. Read more...

15 December 2017 - Spain, Ecuador sign infra MoU

Paúl Granda, Ecuador’s Minister of Transportation, and his Spanish counterpart Íñigo de la Serna have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on transport infrastructure. Read more...

14 December 2017 - Dutch A24 PPP signs

The team behind the A24 Blankenburg Connection project in the Netherlands has signed the contract. Read more...

14 December 2017 - UK ‘needs school building strategy’

The UK requires a national school building strategy to deliver the school places that the country needs over the coming years, a new report has warned. Read more...

14 December 2017 - NIC urges infra data framework

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has called on the government to develop a “national framework for infrastructure data”. Read more...

14 December 2017 - Interserve defers covenants test date

Interserve has managed to defer the test date for compliance with loan covenants and secure a short-term financing package as discussions with lenders continue. Read more...

14 December 2017 - Africa Infrastructure Fund secures funding package

The Africa Infrastructure Fund has secured a multi-million-dollar loan to tackle the continent’s financing gap for infrastructure projects. Read more...

14 December 2017 - Japan eyes Bangladeshi PPPs

The governments of Japan and Bangladesh have held a joint session to increase Japanese participation in PPPs across Bangladesh. Read more...

14 December 2017 - Scotland pledges Investment Bank cash

Budget sets out commitment to capitalise Scottish National Investment Bank; £4bn pledge for infrastructure; more cash for affordable housing Read more...

13 December 2017 - Egypt launches port PPP

The Government of Egypt has issued an invitation for pre-qualification for a port PPP. Read more...

13 December 2017 - Carillion signs health FM deal

Carillion has entered into a definitive business purchase agreement for the disposal of its UK healthcare facilities management business. Read more...

13 December 2017 - UPP sees continued uni demand

University accommodation specialist UPP has suggested that the market will continue to boom in 2018, as it released its results for the year ended 31 August. Read more...

13 December 2017 - Lendlease hires town planning director

Developer Lendlease has appointed a new director of town planning in the UK. Read more...

13 December 2017 - Aussie city plans govt PPP

A city in Australia has launched a new list of priority projects that are seeking state and federal government support, including a $100m government hub scheme to be delivered as a PPP. Read more...

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